August 15, 2014 – Recruiting firm Brakston Grey, a division of Alder Koten, has signed a letter of intent to acquire Top Hire in Mexico City. Top Hire will operate under the Brakston Grey brand. Jacqueline Jardel, founder of Top Hire, will join Brakston Grey as managing partner in Mexico City. Top Hire has annual revenues in the $500,000 to $1 million range and performed about 65 placements last year. The firm has two offices: Cuernavaca Morelos and Mexico City. “The energy reform in Mexico is creating many opportunities,” said CEO Jose J. Ruiz. “There are many talent-related challenges from the oil field to the boardroom. We’re preparing our firm to help our clients meet those challenges with strong multicultural talent.” Alder Koten helps clients acquire, develop and transition leadership talent through a combination of research, executive search, cultural & leadership assessment, and other talent advisory services.